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Useful organisations

Useful organisations - powered wheelchairs

Disabled Motoring UK
The campaigning charity for disabled motorists. They run the Baywatch campaign against parking abuse and represent disabled people’s needs at a national level. Membership, £20 per year (£30 for joint members), includes a monthly magazine, advice service and member benefits.

Disabled Motoring UK
Disabled Motoring UK
National Headquarters
Ashwellthorpe
Norwich
NR16 1EX

United Kingdom

Tel: 

01508 489449

Meru
Charity that can advise and make bespoke equipment plus sells the Bugzi, a powered wheelchair for children.

MERU
MERU
Unit 2 Eclipse Estate
30 West Hill
Epsom
Surrey
KT19 8JD

United Kingdom

Tel: 

01372 725203

Fax: 

01372 743159

Mobility Centres
To find your nearest mobility centre, contact the Forum of Mobility Centres.

Forum of Mobility Centres
Forum of Mobility Centres
c/o Providence Chapel
Warehorne
Ashford
Kent
TN26 2JX

United Kingdom

Tel: 

0800 559 3636

Mobility Roadshow
Free fun national event where you can try out cars and other mobility products including wheelchairs.

Mobility Roadshow
Mobility Roadshow

United Kingdom

The National Wheelchair Managers Forum
Their website has a list of NHS Wheelchair Services around the country.

National Wheelchair Managers Forum
National Wheelchair Managers Forum

United Kingdom

Remap
A voluntary organisation of engineers who invent, design and make devices or carry out adaptations to help disabled people to be more independent or to enjoy leisure activities.

REMAP England, Wales & N.Ireland
REMAP England, Wales & N.Ireland
D9 Chaucer Business Park
Kemsing
Sevenoaks
Kent
TN15 6YU

United Kingdom

Tel: 

0845 130 0456

Fax: 

01732 760204

REMAP Scotland
REMAP Scotland
Forgue House
Forgue
Huntly
AB54 6DA

United Kingdom

Tel: 

01466 730706

 

Last updated: May 2015

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